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Friday 3 January 1947

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democratic). Famous people born on this day include Sergey Filipovich and Zulema . Dead Reckoning, directed by John Cromwell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1947 On TV people were watching Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Dead Reckoning

Directed by: John Cromwell

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lizabeth Scott, Morris Carnovsky

Country: United States

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Angels and Demons

Directed by: Antnio Lopes Ribeiro

Starring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

Les Misérables

Directed by: Richard Boleslawski

Starring: Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Cedric Hardwicke

Country: United States

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Duel in the Sun

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck

Country: United States

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The Beast with Five Fingers

Directed by: Robert Florey

Starring: Robert Alda, Andrea King, Peter Lorre

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Bristol-Myers Tele-Varieties

Starring: Jinx Falkenburg, Tex McCrary

Country: United States

Melody Bar Ranch

Country: United States

Squeaky Mulligan, the Talking Cat

Starring: Al Jarvis, Arlene Gray, Mike Jarvis, Russell Jefferson

Country: United States

Know Your New York

Starring: Evelyn Peterson, Don Roper

Country: United States

The Army Hour

Country: United States

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1947 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sergey Filipovich: Protchenko; Russian cosmonaut.
  • Zulema : American singer-songwriter (Faith Hope and Charity) (d. 2013).
See other famous people born on 03 January
Facts:
  • 1st opening session of Congress to be televised
  • William Dawson becomes 1st black to head congressional committee
  • Proceedings of the U.S. Congress are televised for the first time.
  • First opening session of US Congress to be televised.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1947 ?

Top #3 songs in the USA
  1. Jan August - Misirlou
  2. White Christmas - Jo Stafford
  3. Perry Como - Winter Wonderland

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Moneyman

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Moneyman By Thomas B. Costain 1947 Hardcover. Thrilling story of a great conspiracy and Romance in the Court of King VII Published by Doubleday & Comp.

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Gentleman's Agreement

By: Laura Z. Hobson

The plot of GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENT concerns the experiences of a young Gentile writer who poses as a Jew in order to secure material on anti-Semitism for a series of magazine articles.

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Lydia Bailey

By: Kenneth Roberts

From Library Journal: Kenneth Roberts wrote a number of these inflated historical romances, which were artful enough to snag him a special Pulitzer citation. This 1947 outing features Albion Hamlin, who comes to Boston in 1800 to defend a man ...

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Videogames

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